Ten Years Since Winning C189: Domestic Workers Become an Unstoppable Movement

GLI is pleased to announce that the booklet ‘Ten Years Since Winning C189: Domestic Workers Become an Unstoppable Movement’ is now available to view and download. On 16 June 2011, the 70 million domestic workers across the globe finally won the right to be recognised as workers, with the basic rights of all workers. That day, the International … Continue reading “Ten Years Since Winning C189: Domestic Workers Become an Unstoppable Movement”

GLI Manchester – Beyond traditional trade unionism: innovative worker responses in three African cities

Insufficient attention has been given to how workers organisations are challenging precarious and informal work through new hybrid forms of organising in the Global South. Dave Spooner, Director of the GLI, has contributed to an article which examines how workers in three different African cities are innovating and experimenting with new forms of worker organisation. … Continue reading “GLI Manchester – Beyond traditional trade unionism: innovative worker responses in three African cities”

GLI Manchester: The success of Dakar’s BRT system depends on the inclusion of informal workers

“BRT’s success depends not only on sound design and engineering, but also on the long-term and inclusive business models that address the underlying problems of the informal transport political economy” writes Professor Papa Sakho from the Laboratory of Human Geography, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dakar.  The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound economic and health impact on the … Continue reading “GLI Manchester: The success of Dakar’s BRT system depends on the inclusion of informal workers”